Nobody throws a party like Louisville. That was one of the claims heard at a ceremony on Friday where Louisville received the inaugural the World Festival and Event City award.
Louisville competed with other North American cities with a population of over one million. The city was named the number one city in that category for supporting festivals and special events.
Churchill Downs Incorporated has dissolved its year-old entertainment division. That means the HullabaLOU music festival will not return next year.
Thousands of people have faced high temperatures this weekend to attend the inaugural HullabaLOU music festival.
Churchill Downs Entertainment officials say security and medical staff have prepared for new challenges this weekend for the HullabaLOU music festival. It begins Friday, and will be the first music festival hosted at the track.
The three-day event will be held at Churchill Downs in one month, and about 40 thousand tickets have been sold. Churchill Downs Entertainment president Steve Sexton says he’s pleased with that number, but expects more tickets to be sold right before or during the festival.
A bill pending in the state Senate would require some movie theaters in Kentucky to offer films that have closed-captioning if its available.
Kentucky Educational Television’s main channel will broadcast exclusively in HD starting Thursday, completing its digital transition.
To lure visitors downtown this summer, the Louisville Downtown Management District is sponsoring a series of free events.